Established 1937


Last updated Oct 2020

Fishing the Greenstone & Caples?

Please be aware Fish and Game wardens do monitor and stay in our wardens quarters at the Greenstone hut and the Caples Hut so please make sure you have the correct licences. Non-compliance with Backcountry and Controlled Fishery Regulations is an offence under the Conservation Act, subject to a maximum fine of $5,000.

You will need:-

  • Whole Season Fishing Licence
  • Otago Backcountry licence Endorcement
  • And only during Feb and March in the Greenstone, a booking for the controlled fishery beat

When can I fish the Greenstone?

The fishing season runs from 1st Nov to 31st May and is only restricted in the Greenstone during Feb and March, when a booking needs to be made.
It is fly fishing method only but it is a world class fishing spot and anglers are welcome to come and stay at the hut.


Address: PO Box 1648, Queenstown, 9348

+64  021 942 328,

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